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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

July 25th, 2014 @ 8:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend is all about the return of the sunshine, Pride Week Kicking off, and the Honda Celebration of Light fireworks. There are also some great festivals, markets, and outdoor movie opportunities. Here’s the full list and be sure to send me a note if there’s anything to add this weekend or the rest of […]

Coquitlam, Capilano, Lower Seymour Watershed Tours

July 22nd, 2014 @ 12:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s no secret that we have the very best tap water around, fed from pristine sources and delivered to our homes straight from reservoirs nestled within our scenic mountains. To showcase these resources, Metro Vancouver is offering a range of watershed tours this summer. Coquitlam tours run Thursdays and Saturdays while Capilano tours run Fridays […]

Vancouver Canadians Dog Day of Summer

July 21st, 2014 @ 2:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Canadians The Vancouver Canadians continue their annual tradition of inviting your four-legged friend to the ballpark with you on Tuesday, July 22nd as they host Vancouver Canadians Dog Day of Summer presented by Bosley’s by Pet Valu. The Hillsboro Hops will take on the Vancouver Canadians at Nat Bailey Stadium […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

July 18th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

With a bit of a break from the scorching sunshine we’ve seen recently, you will still be able to participate in plenty of activities around Metro Vancouver this weekend. In Surrey it’s time for Fusion Festival (my favourite free, family-friendly summer festival filled with delicious food options) and in Vancouver I’m proud to sponsor Be […]

Theatre Under the Stars: Win Tickets to Legally Blonde: The Musical

July 14th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Theatre Under the Stars (“TUTS”) returns to the historic Malkin Bowl at Stanley Park for a new summer season of musicals. In one of the most beautiful venues in the city, you can enjoy two shows this season under the cool canopy in Stanley Park. Legally Blonde: The Musical and SHREK: The Musical are on […]

Surrey Night Market

July 14th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Surrey Night Market joins the lineup of open-air, summertime markets loaded with local merchants, food vendors, and live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. Photo © Surrey Leader on Flickr When: Open as of July 5th, until August 30th. Fridays and Saturdays from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. Admission: $2 for adults, children (under the height […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

July 11th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first heat wave of the summer will reach us this weekend as does one of the busiest Saturdays I’ve seen in a while. On top of all seasonal activities being in full swing (farmers markets, night markets, dancing, movies) we have the Khatsahlano Festival, Red Bull Around the Strait, Marpole Summerfest, and several places […]

Red Bull Around the Strait in Vancouver

July 9th, 2014 @ 10:20am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Red Bull is known for bringing its out of this world adventures and feats to all corners of the globe and they’ll be hosting another exciting event in Vancouver this weekend. Red Bull Around the Strait will take place on Saturday at Jericho Beach. What: Red Bull Around the Strait (Competitive Sailing Race) Where: Jericho […]